Tuesday, June 22, 2010

June 23

Today's birthday girl is a request: Duffy, part of the wave of 21st century blue-eyed soul girls, was inspired to sing from watching Sister Act, starring Whoopi Goldberg. Her 2008 debut was 2008's biggest album in the UK. She made her inroads in the rest of the world, too, although I don't understand why they used the song "Mercy" to hype the American Gladiators show when it was on; oh, well. She
Here's another of her tunes, a fave of a friend of mine, "Rain on Your Parade." She's performing on Jools Holland's stage, which is where she made her breakthrough:

In 2010, she's recorded album number 2, aiming to release it before year's end...

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